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Glenn Rice

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Glenn helps clients select, register and enforce their trademarks and represents clients in complex and contentious intellectual property matters, including patent, copyright, trade dress, trade secret and domain name disputes.

Glenn has considerable experience in trademark clearance, managing client trademark portfolios, filing applications and registering trademarks and service marks in the United States, and working with foreign counsel on registration of client trademarks internationally.

Glenn represents clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings and litigates trademark, patent and intellectual property disputes in federal court, as well as complex business matters.

Chicago is a pivotal market for the American craft brewing renaissance, and Glenn has gained substantial recognition representing some of the most well-known craft brewers in the country, helping them select, register and protect their valuable trademarks and providing strategic counseling on branding and trademark matters.

Glenn also advises on compliance with the Stored Communications Act, state laws affecting the disclosure of electronic data and records, and compliance with federal and state subpoenas, court orders, and search warrants seeking disclosure of electronic data and records of internet service providers.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D., with honors
  • Northern Illinois University, B.S. Business Management


  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • Admitted to Practice in Illinois
  • Glenn is ranked as a “Leading Lawyer” in Intellectual Property Law, Copyright & Trademark Law and Computer & Technology Law by Leading Lawyers Network.
  • Prior to joining FVLD, Glenn served as Law Clerk to Chief Justice William G. Clark of the Illinois Supreme Court.
  • Member, Chicago-Kent Law Review
  • Outside of his practice, Glenn competes in marathons, ultra marathons, and trail runs, and is a connoisseur, naturally, of craft beers.
  • Glenn is the Firm’s liaison to the International Trademark Association (INTA) and has served on INTA’s Internet Committee, Enforcement Committee, Emerging Issues Committee, Development of Rights Sub-Committee, and Courts and Tribunals Sub-Committee.
  • Glenn is the Firm’s liaison to the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and is a member of the AIPLA’s Trademark Law Committee, Trademark Litigation Committee, Trademark-Relations with the USPTO Committee, and Copyright Law Committee.
Selecting and Clearing New Trademarks in a Changing World

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